Monthly Archives: February 2014

New View

Knatz.com / Teaching / Social Survival / Evolution / I’ve said this before, especially in my section on Institutions: Human society is too dishonest to be intelligent. Human society is too stupid to be honest. I’ve ratified the assertion numerous … Continue reading

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Douglas Adams

/ Chat / Favorites / Art / Lit / My scrapbook on Neil Gaiman promised to quote some Douglas Adams: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Chapter 2 High on a rocky promontory sat an Electric Monk on a bored horse.From … Continue reading

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Movie Gags

/ Movies / There are so many great movies. We know many of them in common, and many others, also great, are known but not in common. Everybody saw Chaplin, everybody saw Hitchcock; not everybody saw this film in Swedish, … Continue reading

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Psycho Hitch

/ Movies / Seventy-five and a half and counting the days, months, years, I’m seeking out things I’d till now avoided. There are more things in the world than anyone can appreciate altogether, so: we select. I listened to Bach, … Continue reading

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Loud Murder

Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Survival / Evolution / ‘Loud Music’ Trial Verdict Triggers Outrage Guy shoots at guys playing loud music in a car. Everybody butts heads in the court, now nobody’s happy. The parents of a dead … Continue reading

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Carrie Too

Movies / I streamed a TV version of Carrie: wouldn’t have rented it: streaming gave me a cheap sample, then I watched it all the way through. There are things I don’t understand: I’ll get a couple out of the … Continue reading

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Agree to Disagree

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Survival / Semantics / I was in my early thirties before I first heard that phrase: from the lips of my mother-in-law: 1971ish. Etta smiled in a … Continue reading

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